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| January 23, 2013
Ross River, Yukon. Photo: Geoff Fandrick/Flickr
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Open-pit uranium mining near Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan. Photo: SkyTruth/Flick
| December 19, 2012

New acts of repression target land defenders in Guatemala

Yolanda Oqueli (Photo: http://www.frontlinedefenders.org/)

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On December 7 and 8, 2012, there was yet another act of mining-related aggression against community members of San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc, 45 minutes outside of Guatemala City, who are defending their environment and community well-being.

Community members have been legally and peacefully engaging in a nine-month encampment at a place known as “La Puya” by the entrance to the proposed “El Tambor” mine site. El Tambor is

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| December 4, 2012
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While exploration and mining companies gather in Whitehorse, the Yukon Conservation Society is saying that over 8,400 Yukon mining claims are practically worthless.
| November 23, 2012
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Cobalt and copper in the Congo. Photo: FairPhone/Flickr
| October 29, 2012
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